Scotland's deficit reached almost £15 billion in the last financial year after revenues from North Sea oil and gas fell by more than 50%, figures have revealed.
Budget 2015: Oil and gas tax overhaul would not have been possible under independence, says Chancellor
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £1.3 billion package of support for the oil and gas industry in his final Budget before the general election while saying an independent Scotland “would never have been able to afford” the measures.
Irn Bru maker AG Barr has said it will move away from high sugar drinks in light of the surprise sugary drinks tax proposed by the Chancellor.
The lingerie firm founded by entrepreneur Michelle Mone has announced losses of almost £400,000, as she prepares for her admission into the House of Lords as a Government business tsar on Thursday.
Bra tycoon Michelle Mone has come under increasing criticism for her company’s use of Employment Benefit Trusts (EBTs).
The loss-making Fairmont St Andrews Hotel and Golf Resort is up for sale with a £37 million price tag, it has been confirmed.
The Treasury should consider a staggered regime of capital allowances for the oil industry that rise and fall in line with fluctuating oil prices, industry expert Sir Ian Wood has suggested.
Operators of the Grangemouth petrochemical plant say a second manufacturing unit will be reopened as the site prepares to receive shale gas ethane from the US.
Retailers have said there needs to be greater certainty about the impact Holyrood's new income tax powers will have on consumers north of the border.
Business confidence in Scotland fell in the three-month period between the end of July and October, according to a new survey.